Canine urinary tract infection
Monday, September 22, 2014
Canine urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in both first opinion and referral practice patients. Understanding the aetiology will help to identify those at-risk patients. Diagnosis incorporates findings from the history, clinical examination, complete urinalysis and urine culture. A UTI may be a primary disease or secondary to a wide array of underlying predisposing conditions. Recurrence of infection is likely unless any predisposing condition is identified and treated appropriately.
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